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tokq -
Can I be honest? This new ITZY record is not good.

LOONA is a pretty interesting case. They've proven before that they're capable of putting out truly outstanding records (at least, their sub-units are), but, as a group, they seem to get less and less interesting with every release. While [X X] was a mildly enjoyable listen, I didn't care for [#] or its accompanying single So What, and LOONA has regressed yet again with 12:00.

Why Not? is a very grating attempt at replicating mainstream K-Pop ... read more

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tokq -
[TWICE Marathon #6]

I mean, it's a Japanese compilation album of all of their title tracks, so I'm not expecting much, and I didn't get much. This is pretty typical of K-Pop groups to slap a bunch of rerecorded a-sides on Spotify and call it a Japanese debut, and the only noticeable change is that the mixing and vocal processing gets worse. Net loss. SIGNAL was actually a little painful to listen to. I don't have a lot to say about this except that I was surprised that CHEER UP and KNOCK KNOCK ... read more
tokq -
[TWICE Marathon #5]

After two solid releases, it looks like TWICE took a step back here with SIGNAL. It's very reminiscent of their first two mini-albums - the title track is reasonably strong, and the b-sides range from inoffensive to downright annoying. Signal even ended up becoming TWICE's second Song Of The Year at the MAMAs, which (if I remember correctly) makes TWICE the first artists to win the award two consecutive times. Korea's it-girls indeed.

Even with one of those shamelessly ... read more
tokq -
ngl it's generic and sucks ass but WENDY
tokq -
[TWICE Marathon #4]

Along with the original tracks from Twicecoaster: Lane 1, this reissue has an additional two tracks - Knock Knock and Ice Cream. Honestly, my opinion of the record is pretty much the same as it was earlier. Knock Knock isn't as infectious as TT, but it's decent and has its moments. Ice Cream is comparatively boring and forgettable, and being sandwiched between the two best tracks on the EP really calls attention to those shortcomings. Rather than feeling like a ... read more
tokq -
[TWICE Marathon #3]

I'm like (╥﹏╥)!

Twicecoaster: Lane 1 (or better known as The Album With TT In It) was a massive commercial success, surpassing Page Two's five-month sales in just seven days and becoming the best-selling girl group record of 2016. If there was any one record that solidified TWICE's position at the top of South Korea's pop scene, this would probably be it.

It's actually a reasonably fun album. I wasn't a fan of their first two records, and this one still has its ... read more
Oct 19, 2020
May I recommend an album
Artist: Seventeen
Album: Semicolon

Please inform me if you don't want recommendations in your shoutbox as I will take this down right away. Have a great day!
Oct 18, 2020
Oct 14, 2020
Cheers. And thanks for following.
Oct 14, 2020
Got me to 360, thanks bro
Oct 12, 2020
Great pick! And good afternoon to you (?) Anyways, I just published the list, feel free to check it out!
Oct 12, 2020
Good morning/afternoon/evening! What is your favorite album/EP that sets in a language foreign to you? And yep, it's for a list. Thanks in advance, and have a great day!
Oct 12, 2020
Hello tokq, what's your favourite Halloween album? It's for a list.
Oct 8, 2020
bro i was trying to get the album cover but it was a pNg.
But yeah the photoshoot for that album is gold✨
also where's your profile pic from?
Sep 29, 2020
check out Priscilla Chan's 今天的愛人是誰 (just pop that into spotify) too while you're at it, good cantopop listen
Sep 29, 2020
Your friendly neighborhood Chinese-American music enthusiast and professional group project deadweight. Used to be able to recite the names of seven hundred Pokémon from memory. Now often forgets the names of immediate family members.

Feel free to drop recs - I'll get to them as soon as possible! Open to anything. Rating criteria varies by genre.

Current Obsession(s): Make A Wish (Birthday Song) by NCT U
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